With more eyes on the league last season, the commercial value of the product increased considerably. On the other hand, this rapid commercial growth has also led to a significant increase in player salaries, which has begun to put pressure on the finances of clubs.
"I think it's an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here," he said on Liverpool's official website.
The decision was widely welcomed not only by professional football clubs but other sports such as handball and basketball.
The collaboration between Premier League and Tencent came after the termination of the English top flight's big-money contract with its former broadcaster PP Sports on September 3.
Earlier in the day, Zhaxi Yangben came first in the men's 50km race walk, with the winning mark of 3:52.19. Wang Rui finished second in 3:55.48, followed by Gong Fanglong in 3:59.01.
Barca will play newly promoted Elche in the Camp Nou on Saturday a week before they kick off their La Liga campaign at home to Villarreal.
"The dates of the first matches - October 8 and 13 - were ratified at the meeting, while President Infantino expressed FIFA's willingness for all national teams to be on equal terms," CONMEBOL said in a statement.
"There was kind of this confusion between the indoor and outdoor record - it's kind of merged. I already had the world record but I wanted to clear everything up and be the best outdoor," said the Swede, who had taken 13 attempts at 6.15m in the season before the night.
"China is the most important market for us internationally," Alexander Jobst told Xinhua in a recent interview. The member of the board for marketing, sales, and organization at the German top tier club said they intend to create a new generation of Royal Blues fans in China over the next years.
MADRID, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Granada qualified for the third qualifying round of the Europa League with ease as they beat Albanian side Teuta 4-0 on Thursday.
Abdou Diallo was sent off for a second yellow cards after 65 minutes and Juan Bernat limped off the pitch in the 85th minute, which forced Tuchel's side to have to play with nine men for the last 10 minutes.